A New York Premiere of a New Musical
Music and Lyrics by Mildred Kayden
Written by Ed Bullins
Directed by Bill Castellino
July 15, 2013 to August 17, 2013
The York Theatre Company presents The New York premiere of Storyville, which is described as "a jazzy musical of old New Orleans," July 15-Aug. 17 with an official opening July 23.The musical has a book by Ed Bullins and music and lyrics by Mildred Kayden. Bill Castellino will direct with music direction by William Foster McDaniel. "It's 1917 in the middle of Mardi Gras," according to the York. "Just two blocks from the French Quarter is Storyville, with its saloons, gambling joints and brothels. The unique sound of American jazz is being created and this is the place to hear it. Storyville is the tale of what happened in that red light district, allowing jazz to become one of America’s gifts to the world." Tickets are priced at $67.50 and are available to all York 54th Street Club Members by calling (212) 935-5820, or in person at the box office at the York Theatre at Saint Peter’s (Citicorp Building, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Tickets go on sale to the general public May 22. For additional information, visit www.yorktheatre.org
2013. "Thank you for the funding from the Elmont Public Library, for the "JP Morgan Chase Regrant Program, administered by the Huntington Arts Council, Inc. And from "The Jazz Education Network and Herb Alpert Foundation,JAZZ2U Grant" for their support of the arts.....Napoleon Revels-Bey"